International round-up: Norwich City midfielder Alex Tettey helps Norway to vital win over Croatia

Norwich City's Alex Tettey in training with Norway. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Norwich City's Alex Tettey in training with Norway. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire. - Credit: PA

Norwich City midfielder Alex Tettey has helped Norway to spark their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back into life.

Tettey played the full match as Croatia were beaten 2-0 in Oslo last night, thanks to two goals from Malmo's Jo Inge Berget. The win sent Norway to the top of Group H, although Italy later moved back above them by beating Bulgaria 1-0. The 29-year-old also played the full match on Thursday when a 1-0 win in Bulgaria reignited Norway's hopes of qualifying for next summer's finals in France.

Canaries defender Martin Olsson came through his biggest test since shoulder surgery in the summer, when he played the full 90 minutes for Sweden in their 1-0 defeat to Russia in Moscow on Saturday.

Olsson went under the knife in May and since then had played just 45 minutes for City's Under-21s.

Sweden are back in action in Group G tomorrow night when they host group leaders Austria, looking to close a seven-point gap.

There is more international action for City players tonight.

Russell Martin and Steven Whittaker are with the Scotland squad in a vital Group D clash with world champions Germany in Glasgow.

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Martin played all of a 1-0 defeat in Georgia on Friday night, with Whittaker an unused substitute, which severely damaged the Scots' hopes of qualifying.

The Republic of Ireland are third in that group, with Wes Hoolahan and Robbie Brady both starting a 4-0 win in Gibraltar on Friday. Victory over Georgia in Dublin tonight is essential if Martin O'Neill's side are to stand any chance of qualifying automatically.

Northern Ireland will seal qualification tonight, if they beat Hungary in Belfast. Canaries forward Kyle Lafferty scored in a 3-1 win in the Faroe Islands on Friday, taking his tally for the campaign to six.